Middle-Class Jewish Delinquency

By Jerome M. Goldsmith, Irwin R. Berman

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, Winter 1962

The authors discuss factors contributing to delinquency in middle-class Jewish adolescents, based on their observations at the Hawthorne Cedar Knolls School, a residential treatment center serving 200 emotionally disturbed and delinquent adolescent boys and girls of mostly Jewish parentage. They discuss social and psychic dynamics, clinical groupings and types, and amenability to residential treatment.

Topic: Socioeconomic Status, Youth, Children, Institutional Care, Social Work, Psychology/Psychiatry, Mental Health, Crime, Family, Sexuality

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 39/No. 2

Page Number(s): 192-196

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Genre: Conference Presentation

Coverage: Hawthorne, New York , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Goldsmith, Jerome M. Berman, Irwin R. Middle-Class Jewish Delinquency. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Winter 1962: 192-196. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5564


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